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Meaning of ALB

Pronunciation:  alb

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [n]  a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests
 
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Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Alb\, n. [OE. albe, LL. alba, fr. L. albus white. Cf.
{Album} and {Aube}.]
A vestment of white linen, reaching to the feet, an
enveloping the person; -- in the Roman Catholic church, worn
by those in holy orders when officiating at mass. It was
formerly worn, at least by clerics, in daily life.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine, means "white".
 

 

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